PRESS RELEASE: The Food Trust Awards $7,500 in Farm to ECE Mini-Grants

The Food Trust is excited to announce this year’s recipients of the Pennsylvania Farm to Early Care and Education Champion Award. Recognized for their commitment to teaching young children about growing food and connecting them to their agricultural communities, awardees were selected through a competitive proposal process and will receive $500 each to support various programming efforts.

“The awardees are being recognized for innovative approaches to connecting children, staff and families with healthy, local foods and teaching them about Pennsylvania’s rich agricultural history,” says Jamese Kwele, Program Manager at The Food Trust. “From culturally relevant practices to robust family engagement strategies, recipients of this award are providing high-quality care and learning environments while teaching children healthy eating habits and supporting local farmers.”

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Learn more about the mini-grantee winners.